Despite finishing the game with a 50-17 victory over the Citadel, the Alabama Crimson Tide struggled in the first half going into the locker room tied 10-10.

With that game behind them, the Crimson Tide now set its sight on the Iron Bowl this weekend with a Auburn Tigers team that has struggled this season.

Barrett Sallee, CBS Sports college football analyst, joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to discuss if the Crimson Tide in a close half against the Citadel a good thing for the team, can Auburn find a way to get past the Crimson Tide for the second straight year, what will Auburn do with Gus Malzahn at the end of the season, and could Alabama make the playoffs with one-loss.

For more of Barrett Sallee's analysis on Alabama football ahead of the Iron Bowl, make sure you watch the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for the latest news, analysis and breakdown surrounding Alabama Crimson Tide football.

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